Posts from the ‘News’ Category

  • Police

    Alex condemns further Tory cuts to frontline policing

    January 6th, 2015 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    The loss of 16,000 police officers since 2010 is putting the public in unnecessary danger, Alex Cunningham has warned, and further cuts to policing budgets risk further jeopardising public safety. Despite assurances from the Prime Minister in 2010 that frontline policing would not be affected, some 8,000 police officers have already been lost from the […]

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  • Alex at Local Post office

    Alex delivers Christmas cheer to local postal workers

    December 23rd, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Stockton North’s Labour MP has visited Royal Mail’s Stockton-on-Tees delivery office to pass on Christmas wishes and encouragement to postmen and women at their busiest time of year. Alex Cunningham was shown around the office by Delivery Office Manager, Jackie Whittle, and was introduced to the postmen and women who are working hard sorting and […]

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  • Smoking in cars with children

    Alex welcomes long overdue regulations to ban smoking in cars

    December 22nd, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    A ban on smoking in cars when children are present moved within touching distance today as regulations outlawing the practice were laid before Parliament, marking further progress in Alex Cunningham’s long-running campaign to protect the health of the UK’s children and young people. While the regulations, which will prohibit smoking in cars containing children under […]

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  • men and women

    Alex votes for equal pay as Government fails to back measure

    December 22nd, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Alex Cunningham voted in Parliament this week to introduce pay transparency across large companies, supporting a motion put forward by Labour that will require companies employing over 250 staff to publish their own gender pay gap in their annual report. Labour MPs were joined in Parliament by Gwen Davis, Sheila Douglass, Vera Sime and Eileen […]

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  • Swallow Hotel, Stockton on Tees

    Alex welcomes progress on Swallow Hotel redevelopment

    December 17th, 2014 | News | Stockton North Labour Team | Comments Off

    Campaigning MP Alex Cunningham is delighted that a £5 million plan to convert the former Swallow Hotel building at the end of Stockton High Street into student accommodation has been submitted for planning permission this week. AG Lathe, owners of both the Castlegate shopping centre and the Swallow Hotel building, hope to transform the neglected […]

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